Work with brainstrust
A unique charity with an inspirational story and an exciting future.
We’re here to help people live life with a brain tumour. We do this by helping people become less alone, less afraid and more in control.
It’s no small task creating a ‘brain tumour support’ sector from scratch, but we’re well on our way. Find out more about our story here.
Step inside brainstrust and you’ll find talented people working together to improve the lives of everyone living with a brain tumour. See all of our brainstrust vacancies below:
Community and events fundraiser
Location: Leeds, Homeworking / Hybrid (ideally 1-2 days based at Leeds Office)
Salary: £26,000 -32,000
Contract type: Permanent, full-time
We are seeking a Community and Events Fundraiser to lead community and events fundraising for the charity. We’re looking for someone who is excited at the prospect of raising an incredible, but realistic, amount of money to support brain tumour patients and their families.
Building and maintaining valued relationships will be at the heart of this role, with a focus on delivering and sustaining excellent stewardship of donors and supporters. Day to day the role will ensure national fundraising campaigns, events and activities are supported and run effectively, including the management, growth and ongoing evaluation of existing community campaigns and challenge events, including Wear Grey and Follow the Seagulls, as well as supporting DIY fundraisers. Working closely with the Communications Manager to promote events and activities and raise awareness of fundraising, and working alongside the Resources Officer, to monitor, promote, and analyse the trading element of their online shop, introducing new products in line with the target market and consumer audience, will be expected.
The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate:
- Experience successfully working in a fundraising role, ideally with a proven track record of achievement in community and/or events fundraising. However, we also encourage applications from individuals working in events, marketing, communications, or relationship focused sales.
- Good working knowledge of IT systems (Office 365, MS Teams).
We are seeking a passionate, entrepreneurial self-starter, with excellent written and spoken communication skills, and with the ability to build relationships with people from a range of backgrounds. You will be excited about building relationships with volunteers, supporters, carers, and patients alike.